With the third generation of sharp Dragon 3 series processor,Amd has finally released the b550 chipset for the mainstream user group. The biggest significance is the introduction of PCIe 4.0 technology into the mainstream market for the first time, which is the only platform that can achieve this at presentAnd the price of the new board will surely be generally at the level of 100 yuan.
B550 chipset is the second product of AMD 5 Series platform after x570. It still uses AM4 interface socket and is fully compatible with one, two and three generations of all series of sharp dragon CPU and sharp dragon APU. Of course, it is more recommended to match with sharp dragon 5 / 3 series, which is cost-effective.
The detailed specifications have not yet been published, according to the previous statement, B550 chipset itself does not support PCIe 4.0, but with the third generation of sharp dragon can still release the latter's own 24 PCIe 4.0, can drive a PCIe 4.0 graphics card and two solid-state hard disk.
Other aspects, B550 chipset itself upgrade from PCIe 2.0 to PCIe 3.0, and support 10 channels, with the processor, external expansion are walk PCIe 3.0, support up to 6 SATA 6Gbps interfaces, up to 18 interfaces, including up to two USB 3.1, and even support overclocking, single display / set display dual graphics card.
Amd said,More than 60 products of b550 main board will come out one after another, covering Huaqing, Asustek, Yingtai, qirainbow, gigabyte, micro star and other major brands, and will be listed globally from June 16.